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Pelvis vs. Hip

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Pelvisnoun

(anatomy) The large compound bone structure at the base of the spine that supports the legs. It consists of hip bone, sacrum and coccyx.

Hipnoun

(anatomy) The outward-projecting parts of the pelvis and top of the femur and the overlying tissue.

Pelvisnoun

(anatomy) A funnel-shaped cavity, especially such a cavity in the kidney into which urine passes towards the ureter

Hipnoun

The inclined external angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.

Pelvisnoun

The pelvic arch, or the pelvic arch together with the sacrum. See Pelvic arch, under Pelvic, and Sacrum.

Hipnoun

In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.

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Pelvisnoun

The calyx of a crinoid.

Hipnoun

A drug addict, especially someone addicted to a narcotic like heroin.

Pelvisnoun

the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates

Hipnoun

The fruit of a rose.

Pelvisnoun

a structure shaped like a funnel in the outlet of the kidney into which urine is discharged before passing into the ureter

Hipverb

To use one's hips to bump into someone.

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Pelvisnoun

the large bony frame near the base of the spine to which the hindlimbs or legs are attached in humans and many other vertebrates.

Hipverb

To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).

Pelvisnoun

the part of the abdomen including or enclosed by the pelvis.

Hipverb

To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.

Pelvisnoun

the broadened top part of the ureter into which the kidney tubules drain.

Hipverb

To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.

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Pelvis

The pelvis (plural pelves or pelvises) is either the lower part of the trunk of the human body between the abdomen and the thighs (sometimes also called pelvic region of the trunk) or the skeleton embedded in it (sometimes also called bony pelvis, or pelvic skeleton). The pelvic region of the trunk includes the bony pelvis, the pelvic cavity (the space enclosed by the bony pelvis), the pelvic floor, below the pelvic cavity, and the perineum, below the pelvic floor.

Hipverb

To inform, to make knowledgeable.

Hipadjective

(slang) Aware, informed, up-to-date, trendy.

Hipnoun

The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.

Hipnoun

The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall plates running in different directions.

Hipnoun

In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.

Hipnoun

The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose (Rosa canina); called also rose hip.

Hipnoun

See Hyp, n.

Hipverb

To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.

Hipverb

To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).

Hipverb

To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.

Hipinterjection

Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!

Hipadjective

Aware of the latest ideas, trends, fashions, and developments in popular music and entertainment culture; not square; - same as hep.

Hipadjective

Aware of the latest fashions and behaving as expected socially, especially in clothing style and musical taste; exhibiting an air of casual sophistication; cool; with it; - used mostly among young people in the teens to twenties.

Hipnoun

either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh

Hipnoun

the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates

Hipnoun

the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum

Hipnoun

the fruit of a rose plant

Hipadjective

informed about the latest trends

Hipnoun

(formerly in the UK) a set of information about a house or flat that a seller must provide to a potential buyer.

Hipadjective

very fashionable

‘it's hip to be environmentally conscious’;

Hipadjective

aware of or informed about

‘he's trying to show how hip he is to Americana’;

Hipinterjection

used to introduce a communal cheer

‘hip hip hooray!’;

Hip

In vertebrate anatomy, hip (or in medical terminology) refers to either an anatomical region or a joint. The hip region is located lateral and anterior to the gluteal region, inferior to the iliac crest, and overlying the greater trochanter of the femur, or .

‘coxa’; ‘thigh bone’;

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